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Peter C. Fish
Duke University (Durham, NC 27705-4677)

John J. Parker, Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1925-58

To do a two-stage study of the 33-year career of a leading judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals, John J. Parker Of the 4th circuit: (1) Completion of a definitive examination of his 1930 nomination and defeat for the Supreme Court, with reasons for and consequences of the nomination and defeat; and (2) a biographical study of Judge Parker, focusing on his long and varied career as chief judge of a federal intermediate appellate court.

Project fields:
Law and Jurisprudence

Fellowships for University Teachers

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$20,000 (approved)
$20,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1978 – 9/30/1979